The Grace of Kings by Ken Liu

The Grace of Kings

The Dandelion Dynasty #1

Ken Liu

fiction fantasy adventurous challenging medium-paced

640 pages | first published 2015

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Two men rebel together against tyranny—and then become rivals—in this first sweeping book of an epic fantasy series from Ken Liu, recipient of Hugo, Nebula, and World Fantasy awards.Wily, charming Kuni Garu, a bandit, and stern, fearless Mata Zynd...
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Summary of 1429 reviews

Moods

adventurous 89%
challenging 41%
tense 41%
dark 34%
emotional 25%
reflective 23%
sad 16%
mysterious 11%
funny 9%
inspiring 9%
informative 8%
hopeful 4%
lighthearted 1%

Pace

medium 48%
slow 41%
fast 9%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 51% | Plot: 36% | Character: 12%

Strong character development?

Yes: 68% | It's complicated: 19% | No: 12%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 41% | Yes: 34% | No: 24%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 70% | It's complicated: 14% | No: 11% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 81% | It's complicated: 14% | No: 4%

Average rating

3.69

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